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Fit for Fate: A Tale of Byzantine Intrigue in Modern Athens

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2004

    A wonderful tale of mystery

    Greek Police Director Spyro Roussos has a life filled with terror and troubles. While it seems his entire life is coming together, his troubles have just begun. His mistress, opera singer Victoria Renfrew, has a stalker who will not leave her alone. Besides his need to protect her from the stalker, his caseload has him stretched to the max. He is assigned to find the American Ambassador¿s niece, Marilyn Pickering after she is kidnapped. He has no idea where the clues will lead him. Political forces seek his demise as he works hard to maintain his dignity, honor and life. Victoria feels torn between her love for Spyro and her career as an opera singer. She feels as though she is losing her mind when her stalker begins to appear everywhere. She finds herself kidnapped, and risks her life to get free. Although she manages to get lose, her stalker walks away as he was not captured. Victoria struggles with her self to decide between love and money, as well as in how to set Spyro free from him code of ethics. Fit for Fate contains all of the elements needed for a wonderful tale of mystery, romance and knowledge. There is a lot to be said for Greek history and way of life that shines through this novel. Eugene Aubrey Stratton has created the perfect background for a plot that will grip the reader and leave them wondering just how much political power one man can be given, and how many forces are against the government of a country. With strong characters, Fit for Fate comes across to the reader as a mind-boggling story that reeks of havoc. Mr. Stratton has used his knowledge of Greece and their culture to create a novel that will stick in the minds of readers from any culture. Set in modern Athens, the setting gives you a feeling of a tour guide. As Marilyn gets a tour of the country, the reader sees the scenery through the eyes of a naive young woman. My lack of knowledge of Greece made this novel all the more interesting as I learned about the culture and political intrigue of a country I would love get to know more about. I would highly recommend this novel to any lover of Greece, Political war or opera.

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